alum news

Alumnus’ Best Seller Captures The Heart Of Heartland Football

Joe Drape ’84, an award-winning sportswriter for The New York Times, has published his third book, Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen. A New York Times best seller, the book is now available in paperback from St. Martin’s Griffin.

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Alumni Provide A Personal Touch To Recruitment Efforts

Alumni participation is key to SMU’s efforts to recruit the best and brightest future Mustangs.

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Get Involved, Connect Today

The new “I Am Involved” website streamlines the volunteer process for SMU alumni.

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An Alumni Participation Primer: Why Every Gift, Every Year Matters

Participation in SMU fund-raising initiatives matters more than some alumni might realize.

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‘Ambushing’ The Super Bowl

Thomas Morstead, a three-year letterman (2006-08) at SMU and now a punter for the New Orleans Saints, makes Super Bowl history.

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Rocking The Art World

Amanda Dunbar’s pretty paintings caught the eye of collectors when she was still in her teens. Now musicians like Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger bring down the house with her dazzling, crystal-encrusted guitars.

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Rock, Paper, Chisels: Unearthing Fossils’ Clues

Aaron Pan’s ’07 study of fossilized plants may yield new information for climate scientists about the composition of ancient forests and the paleoclimate.

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Stepping Into A New Role

Jamal Story ’99 has danced in the company of influential choreographer Donald Byrd and in a Broadway hit. He has toured the world with Madonna and shared a Vegas stage with Cher. In January he stepped into a new role for a few days: dance instructor at Meadows School of the Arts.

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A Behind-The-Scenes View Of History

A group from Central University Libraries tours the George W. Bush Library and Museum archives.

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Hey, Batter, Batter!

A group of Mustangs became Chicago Cubs for a week at baseball fantasy camp.

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